Bronze mortar decorated with mace shaped buttresses and Pompey’s heads, Lyon, France, 17th century

Lyonnais bronze mortar decorated with Pompey’s heads.
Four mace shaped buttresses all around.
This is likely a work of Toine Cavet in Lyon, early 17th centuty.


Lyonnais bronze mortar decorated with buttresses and Saint Barabra figures, France early 17th century

The mortar mould depicts five identical figures of Saint Barbara.
Five buttresses all around.
This is likely a mortar by Toine Cavet.
Lyon, France, early 17th century.


Lyonnais bronze mortar decorated with buttresses, women busts and lions, France, 17th century

The mortar mould depics women busts and lions heads.
Four buttresses all around.
This is likely a mortar by Toine Cavet workshop.
Lyon, France, early 17th century.


Small bronze mortar with mace shaped buttresses and a founder seal, Montauban, France, second half of the 16th century

(Français) Mortier à petite marque de fondeur, Montauban vers 1575.
Contreforts quadricuspides en massues.
Sud Ouest de la France, XVI° siècle.


(Français) Mortier lyonnais en bronze à contreforts en massues et orné de pastillages au Couronnement de la Vierge, France XVII° siècle

(Français) Mortier en bronze orné de scènes du Couronnement de la Vierge.
Cinq contreforts quadricuspides en massues.
Attribution à Toine Cavet.
Lyon, France, début du XVII° siècle.